Showing posts from December 6, 2014

Damien Gurganious Dead: Biggest Loser Alum Dies at 38

The Biggest Loser family is in mourning. Season 7 alum Damien Gurganious died at the age of 38 on Monday, Nov. 24, Us Weekly can confirm. Gurganious, who celebrated his birthday just one week before his passing, suffered from a sudden onset of a rare autoimmune disorder that caused bleeding in his brain.

"He was a pillar of his family, an amazing son, brother, cousin and uncle," his family tells Us in an exclusive statement. "He was an incredible husband and father to his two-year old daughter, Giselle. He was an inspiration and a mentor to so many. His love for his family and friends was immense."

Gurganious and his then-fiancee Nicole Brewer Gurganious appeared on the NBC reality competition in January 2009 and were eliminated in the third week. They married in August of that year. Nicole recently paid tribute to her loving husband on her Facebook page.
"As most of you know, I never post on social media. So, it is highly ironic and deeply sad that my first …

I love wearing shorts and mini skirts –Niyola

How would you rate response to your new song, Love to Love with Banky W? The response has been very positive. I guess people accepted it because it is a positive song that impacts on lives. It is a song that talks about marriage, people and the concept of love. Why is it taking you so long to release an album? It is not just about releasing an album; a body of work once released is forever. I want to make sure I am happy and most importantly confident about what I have put out. I don’t want to release an album that would fall below my expectations or that of my fans. I want to produce a body of work that would be evergreen and stand the test of time. I want to bring out good music. How did you discover your passion for music? Music has always been an innate ability in me. I remember growing up, I would always sing and dance while I did my chores or ran errands. I was doing it subconsciously but unknown to me, my dad had noticed. At a point, he gave me ‘higher grade’ notebooks to write c…

My husband was never beaten to a pulp –Mercy Aigbe

Popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry, has denied the viral reports that her husband was recently beaten to a pulp. She said that by such reports, her husband is only paying the price for marrying an actress.

It was alleged that her hotelier husband, Lanre, was recently beaten mercilessly by a governor’s aide on November 26 at his hotel premises in Ikeja, Lagos. The report claimed that the aide angrily beat up the businessman when he realised he had tried to scam him.

It was alleged that the governor’s aide had rented an apartment from Lanre only to find out after payment that the same house had been rented to a popular gospel singer.

Reacting to the claims, the actress said that her husband was never beaten up and that if he had any misunderstanding with anyone, they would handle it like mature adults.

The actress said, “When I saw the story online, I was laughing because I believe it is the work of some jobless set of people. I see them as joy killers and I don’t know where…

Jimmy Fallon, Wife Nancy Welcome Their Second Child -- a Daughter Named Frances!

Jimmy Fallon is a dad again — the late-night host and his wife Nancy welcomed their second child via surrogate on Wednesday, Dec. 3, a rep for the couple confirms to Us Weekly.

"The Tonight Show host, Jimmy Fallon and his wife, Nancy, have welcomed a baby girl," a statement read to Us."Frances Cole Fallon officially entered the world at 8:45 am on December 3rd weighing 5 lbs. 11 ounces and is 18.5 inches long. Their new addition joins big sister, Winnie Rose, 1. The couple opted to keep their baby joy to themselves until their new daughter, Frances Cole, made her official debut," the statement continued. "Both Fallon babies were born via surrogate."

The happy couple welcomed their first daughter into the world in July 2013. Following Winnie's arrival, the funnyman revealed during an interview with the Today show that they'd "been trying a while to have a baby" and when nothing else worked, they turned to a surrogate.

"We said, '…

New Music: D’Banj – Feeling the Nigga

Finally, D’banj has dropped his highly anticipated track ‘Feeling the N*’ that we got a sneak peek of the song.

The song was produced by Deevee.

The song actually has two versions – censored and uncensored.

Boko Haram will not stop if Jonathan is re-elected - Gov Okorocha

Governor of Imo state and a presidential aspirant of the APC, Chief Rochas Okorocha, says that the reign of terror by Boko Haram members in Nigeria will not stop if President Jonathan is re-elected President in 2015.

According to Sahara Reporters, Chief Okorocha said this in Akure Ondo state while campaigning for votes for the party's Presidential primaries which holds next week Wednesday December 10th
“If President Jonathan wins the forthcoming election Boko Haram would never stop and if PDP has what it takes to stop this carnage they would have done it a long time ago" he said.

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Over 10 soldiers died during the Ashaka, Gombe state terror attack-DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says over 10 soldiers lost their lives during the Boko Haram attack at Ashaka town in Gombe state on Thursday December 4th.

In a statement released yesterday, the Defence headquarters said many Boko Haram members were also killed. Find the statement as posted on their website below
Terrorists fleeing Ashaka on Thursday managed to retrieve 3 truckloads full of their dead members following the defeat & heavy casualty they suffered after a fierce battle with troops in the area. The terrorists who had come in large number with heavy equipment & convoy of over 30 vehicles & a number of motor cycles, were on a mission to take control of Ashaka town, after they had operated in Bajoga & environ in Gombe state.

Troops who got wind of their intention to overun other towns pursued the terrorists while some also laid ambush for them. The terrorists were forced to abandon the mission when the troops proved unyielding. Most of the vehicles & equipment u…

Another unarmed black man shot dead after police mistook his pill bottle for gun

A Phoenix  white police officer on Tuesday December 2nd, shot dead Rumain Brisbon, a 34 year old father of four, after he mistook Brisbon's pill bottle for a gun.

According to Phoenix police report, Brisbon was suspected of peddling hard drugs. Following a tip-off, he was approached by a 30 year old white police cop to asked him to come down from his Cadillac SUV for a search which he agreed to.

According to the police version of events, while coming down from his vehicle, Brisbon was said to have 'appeared to be removing something' from the rear seat. The officer instructed him to show his hands but instead Brisbon placed one or both hands in his waistband area before fleeing to a nearby apartment building.

The police officer pursued him and they claim he refused the officers command asking him to get on the ground. Then they claim he began insulting the officer who he struggled with after he was caught.

The police report said “During the struggle Brisbon put his left ha…